Third volume of the series “Studies on the History of Imperial Cities” published

The contributions of the 2015 conference “Our Empire’s City” – Interactions between Emperor, Realm and Imperial Cities are now available in the third volume of the series “Studies on the History of Imperial Cities,” which is published jointly by the “Mühlhäuser Arbeitskreis für Reichsstadtgeschichte” and the Friedrich-Christian-Lesser Foundation. As the previous volumes, the book has […]

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Fourth academic conference organised by the Mühlhausen-based Research Working Group on the History of the Free Imperial Cities in preparation

„Darum sey es jetzt auch an dem, dass man sich absöndere von Anderen in dieser Stadt, und sammle eine reine Kirche und Gemeinde der rechten Kinder Gottes.“ (“Therefore we shall separate ourselves from the others in this town and establish a pure and righteous church and community of God’s children.”) Huldrych Zwingli (1484–1531), reformer of […]

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Announcement of the 2nd Conference by the Arbeitskreises „Reichsstadtgeschichtsforschung“

“Imperial Insignia – Representations and Symbols of the Empire in Imperial Cities” Mühlhausen, March 3-5, 2014 Imperial Cities look different from other cities. Until the present day there exist various symbols and representations in the public spaces of former Imperial Cities referring to the Empire. They lend a specific iconographic profile to these cities as […]

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